2020 Program

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Wednesday, March 4th
Opening Night

6:30pm – 7:15pm Pre-screening reception with music direct from New Orleans by The Dr. Michael White Quartet Lincoln Theatre
7:15pm – 9:15pm Up From the Streets
Directed by Michael Murphy
USA / 2019 / 103 mins
Lincoln Theatre
Screening followed by Q&A with director
9:15pm – 10:00pm Afterparty and MORE music from The Dr. Michael White Quartet Lincoln Theatre

Thursday, March 5th

5:15pm – 6:00pm Reception for Medicating Normal Carnegie Institution for Science
6:00pm – 7:50pm Medicating Normal
Directed by Lynn Cunningham & Wendy Ractliffe
USA / 2020 / 76 mins
Carnegie Institution for Science
Screening followed by a panel discussion
 
6:00pm – 7:30pm LGBTQ-athon Pre-Screening Drinks Human Rights Campaign
7:30pm – 9:00pm LGBTQ-athon Human Rights Campaign
  • Free Fun (Cyprus / 2019 / 5mins)
  • Going Steady (USA / 2019 / 8mins)
  • Good Genes (USA / 2020 / 19mins)
  • The Holocaust is Over, Bitch! (Israel / 2019 / 13mins)
  • Where My Girls (USA / 2019 / 22mins)
    Screening followed by panel discussion moderated by Ebone Bell
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    8:00pm – 10:00pm Soumaya
    Directed by Ubaydah Abu-Usayd & Waheed Khan
    France / 2019 /105 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science

    Friday, March 6th

    11:00am – 4:00pm DCIFF University: Film Financing Workshop
    What You Need to Know Today to Make your Film Tomorrow

    TBD

     
    5:00pm – 5:50pm Happy Hour and Reception for The Hoy Boys Carnegie Institution for Science
    5:50pm – 7:30pm The Hoy Boys
    Directed by Dave Simonds
    USA / 2019 / 70 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
    Screening followed by Q&A with the director
     
    7:30pm – 9:30pm The Dance
    Directed by Rino Arreaza
    Venezuela / 2019 / 80 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    7:30pm – 9:00pm Couch-Browsing: TV and Web Episodes Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Adult A.D.R. (USA / 2018 / 29mins)
  • Bubbly Brown Sugar (USA / 2019 / 27mins)
  • Rubber Room (USA / 2019 / 20mins)
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    9:30pm – 11:20pm Late Night Shorts Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Auxiliary Man (USA / 2019 / 16mins)
  • Brothers Again (Switzerland / 2019 / 11mins)
  • Ember (USA / 2019 / 32mins)
  • Free Rider (USA / 2019 / 13mins)
  • Rattenfalle (USA / 2019 / 4mins)

  • Saturday, March 7th

    Noon – 3:00pm High School Film Competition Foundry Church
    Competition followed by Getting Started in Your Media Career mentoring event
     
    12:30pm – 2:30pm DCIFF University: Entertainment Law 202
    The Law of Music for Film
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    12:30pm – 2:00pm Life in Synchro
    Directed by Angela Pinaglia
    USA / 2020 / 53 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    2:00pm – 4:00pm Short Film Program 1: On the Warmer Side Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Maradona’s Legs (Germany / 2019 / 20mins)
  • Old Blue Eyes (USA / 2019 / 18mins)
  • Red Ladies (USA / 2019 / 9mins)
  • Rock On, Dude! (Canada / 2019 / 10mins)
  • Shrevepoet (USA / 2019 / 11mins)
  • The Imminent Expiration of Seth Dodson (USA / 2019 / 12mins)
  • Tremble (UK / 2019 / 5mins)
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    2:30pm – 4:00pm DCIFF University: Music Makes the Movie
    Collaboration with Musicians and Composers
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    4:00pm – 5:45pm Amazing Animation Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Abe’s Story (Ireland / 2019 / 12mins)
  • Crossing (India / 2019 / 6mins)
  • Daughter (Czech Republic / 2019 / 15mins)
  • Ek Cup Chaha (One Cup of Tea) (India / 2019 / 2mins)
  • Faithy, hey (USA / 2019 / 4mins)
  • Handmade (UK / 2019 / 2mins)
  • Lost and Found (Israel / 2019 / 4mins)
  • The Ball’s Run (Italy / 2019 / 3mins)
  • The Cage (France / 2019 / 3mins)
  • The Sun Will Fool You (USA / 2019 / 5mins)
  • Titan (Creative Spirit) (France / 2019 / 2mins)
  • Trauma Chameleon (USA / 2019 / 3mins)
  • Umbilical (USA / 2019 / 7mins)
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    4:00pm – 5:30pm DCIFF University: How Does Your Film Get Sold?
    Marketing Truths from Industry Professionals
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    5:45pm – 7:45pm The Ringmaster
    Directed by Dave Newberg & Molly Dworsky
    USA / 2019 / 90 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
    Followed by drinks at the bar with the filmmakers
     
    5:45pm – 6:45pm DCIFF University: Animation Roundtable
    State of the Art and Community Resources
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    6:00pm – 7:45pm Couch-Browsing: TV and Web Episodes Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Adult A.D.R. (USA / 2018 / 29mins)
  • Bubbly Brown Sugar (USA / 2019 / 27mins)
  • Good Genes (USA / 2020 / 19mins)
  • Rubber Room (USA / 2019 / 20mins)
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    7:45pm – 9:45pm Faith Based
    Directed by Vincent Masciale
    USA / 2019 / 90 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
    Followed by drinks at the bar with the filmmakers
     
    8:20pm – 9:30pm Short Film Program: LGBTQ Inflected Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Free Fun (Cyprus / 2019 / 5mins)
  • Going Steady (USA / 2019 / 8mins)
  • The Holocaust is Over, Bitch! (Israel / 2019 / 13mins)
  • Where My Girls (USA / 2019 / 22mins)
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    9:00pm – 9:45pm Meet cast and crew of The Dark End of the Street at the bar Carnegie Institution for Science
    9:45pm – 11:30pm The Dark End of the Street
    Directed by Kevin Tran
    USA / 2019 / 70 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science

    Sunday, March 8th
    International Women’s Day

    Noon – 1:50pm Ace Animation Carnegie Institution for Science
  • A Moonlight’s Tale (USA / 2019 / 6mins)
  • Chapped (USA / 2019 / 8mins)
  • Falafel Cart (Kuwait / 2019 / 14mins)
  • Heat Wave (Greece / 2019 / 7mins)
  • Her Head (Finland / 2019 / 7mins)
  • Infraction (France / 2019 / 4mins)
  • Lost in Place (USA / 2019 / 4mins)
  • Put Your Heart Into It (USA / 2019 / 2mins)
  • Sea Shepherd (Portugal / 2019 / 5mins)
  • Stuffed (USA / 2019 / 3mins)
  • The Tale of Bunnyman Bridge (USA / 2019 / 2mins)
  • Urbanality (Australia / 2019 / 3mins)
  • Wherefore Art Thou, Theo? (USA / 2019 / 5mins)
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    12:30pm – 2:00pm DCIFF University: Quality Sound Design Workshop
    Recording / Production / Mix
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    1:50pm – 3:50pm Short Film Program 2: On the Sharper Side Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Flora (Spain / 2019 / 13mins)
  • Hey Zeus (USA / 2019 / 7mins)
  • Our Home Here (USA / 2019 / 16mins)
  • Ruby (Canada / 2019 / 9mins)
  • The Usual Route (USA / 2019 / 11mins)
  • Tommy (Australia / 2019 / 19mins)
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    2:00pm – 3:30pm DCIFF University: “Based on a True Story”
    What it Takes to Fictionalize Someone’s Life
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    3:00pm – 5:00pm DCIFF University: The Art and Process of Film Scoring, Deconstructed
    A Masterclass with Composer Elik Alvarez
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    3:30pm – 4:00pm DCIFF University: Documentary Roundtable
    New Ways of Reaching Your Audiences
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    3:50pm – 5:40pm Artscapes: Short Documentary Program Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Charon (USA / 2019 / 12mins)
  • Our Alexandria (USA / 2019 / 17mins)
  • Sex + Ice Cream (USA / 2019 / 6mins)
  • The Imperfect Machine (USA / 2019 / 10mins)
  • Watching the Pain of Others (France / 2019 / 31mins)
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    5:40pm – 7:10pm Sema
    Directed by Macherie Ekwa Bahango
    Congo / 2019 / 45 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
    Screening followed by a panel discussion
     
    7:20pm – 9:20pm Love Type D
    Directed by Sasha Collington
    UK / 2019 / 95 mins
    Carnegie Institution for Science
     
    9:20pm – 11:00pm Closing Night Party and Awards Carnegie Institution for Science